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Information on the Workshop on Opportunities and Challenges of Fisheries Globalisation, hosted by OECD and FAO, held in Paris on 16-17 April 2007
This report analyses the effects of Mexico’s ambitious reforms to agricultural and fisheries policies since 1990 and makes recommendations for further reforms.
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A traditional objective of agricultural support policy was to increase production or maintain it at a certain level. Consequently, almost all policies were closely linked to production. Tariffs, export subsidies and other methods were used to support market prices, farmers were given direct payments for boosting production and governments subsidised items such as fertilisers.Since the mid-1980s there has been a move away from these
China has the world's largest population but very limited supplies of water. This conference proceedings examines how China can best use its limited water resources in agriculture.
A report exploring the range of economic, environmental and social effects of financial support to the fisheries sector in OECD member countries.
More open markets have brought economic benefits to a broad range of countries over the years, including many in the developing world. How can the Doha Development Agenda talks on further opening up markets in agriculture, industrial and consumer goods, and services be made to live up to their name? Who stands to gain from more open markets and less government support in agriculture? How can developing countries make the most of new
The expert meeting has brought together experts and delegates to analyse the social issues and policy challenges that arise as a result of fisheries adjustment policies, and how OECD member countrie
Support to farmers in OECD countries accounted for 29% of farm receipts in 2005. The current level of support is the same as almost a decade ago and varies widely across countries.
At a time when agriculture is no longer the dominant sector in rural economies in OECD countries, this study examines the advantages of developing coherence between agricultural and rural development policies.
Why is policy coherence for development important to policy makers, producers and the rural poor? How does it affect global agricultural trade? Can greater policy coherence help reduce poverty reduction and alleviate hunger?